Strategic Consolidation


    In the fall of 2017, the PCSD engaged with the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) to complete an assessment of all district-owned properties. Click this link to view a summary of the OFCC report.


    In January 2018, the PCSD then engaged with the Harrison Planning Group, who led Educational Visioning Workshops.  These workshops included community stakeholder groups such as parents, students, teachers, administrators and community members.  Topics discussed included lesson delivery, student achievement and structure of school buildings.  To view more information about the Educational Visioning Workshops, click here:


    Later that spring, the PCSD submitted an RFQ (Request for Qualifications) for design firms in the area. The design firm that will be guiding our district through the Strategic Consolidation process will be GPD Group ( After several informational and input sessions with the community, a recommendation was made to the Board of Education to construct two new secondary campuses (grades 6-12) and renovate Parma Senior High School into an educational and community wellness center in phase one, and construct 6 new elementary schools in phase two.

    ISSUE 73

    On November 3, 2020, voters defeated Issue 73, the district's first attempt at a new construction bond issue. 

    ISSUE 10

    On May 4, 2021, voters defeated Issue 10 bond issue, the district's second attempt at consolidation and new construction of 6 secondary buildings into 2 secondary campuses. 


    At the end of 2021, the district announced "Building Our Future" master plan to consolidate and build new schools. 

    ISSUE 9

    On November 8, 2022, voters defeated Issue 9 bond issue, the district's attempt to construct a new high school campus at the location of Parma Senior High.


    At the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the district will be closing Parma Senior High School and Renwood Elementary School and repurposing Parma Park Elementary School. PCSD will consist of 6 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 2 high schools.

Strategic Consolidation Documents